NFL Inactives Week 5: Calvin Ridley, Russell Gage inactive

Which players are among the Week 5 NFL inactives? Which players will we not see on the field either due to injury or the coach's decision?

As the inactives are released for Week 5 of the 2021 NFL season, which players will find themselves not playing this week? Let’s take a look at which players teams have decided they can do without in Week 5.

NFL inactives in Week 5

By rule, only 48 players are allowed to dress for a team for each NFL game. Therefore, with teams having between 48 and 55 players on their active roster heading into Sunday, they must name any players over that 48 as part of their inactive list.

New York Jets vs. Atlanta Falcons inactives

Who are the Jets vs. Falcons inactives in Week 5?

New York Jets inactives

  • S Adrian Colbert
  • WR Jeff Smith
  • RB La’Mical Perine
  • TE Tyler Kroft
  • S Marcus Maye
  • DL Jonathan Marshall
  • CB Isaiah Dunn

 

Atlanta Falcons inactives

  • WR Russell Gage
  • WR Calvin Ridley
  • DL Marlon Davidson
  • S Erik Harris
  • CB Avery Williams
  • QB Feleipe Franks
  • DL John Cominsky

 

Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings inactives

Who are the Lions vs. Vikings inactives in Week 5?

Detroit Lions inactives

  • DE Eric Banks
  • DT Jashon Cornell
  • RB Jermar Jefferson
  • WR Tom Kennedy
  • LB Jessie Lemonier
  • CB Daryl Worley

 

Minnesota Vikings inactives

  • RB Dalvin Cook
  • OG Wyatt Davis
  • DE Patrick Jones
  • QB Kellen Mond
  • DT Michael Pierce
  • WR Ihmir Smith-Marsette

 

New Orleans Saints vs. Washington Football Team inactives

Who are the Saints vs. Washington inactives in Week 5?

New Orleans Saints inactives

  • OT Terron Armstead
  • QB Ian Book
  • DE Jalyn Holmes
  • WR Lil’Jordan Humphrey
  • C Erik McCoy
  • CB Desmond Trufant

 

Washington Football Team inactives

  • WR Dyami Brown
  • CB Danny Johnson
  • OG Brandon Scherff
  • WR Cam Sims
  • TE Jace Sternberger
  • DE Shaka Toney

 

New England Patriots vs. Houston Texans inactives

Who are the Patriots vs. Texans inactives in Week 5?

New England Patriots inactives

  • TE Devin Asiasi
  • OG Shaq Mason
  • S Jalen Mills
  • DE Ronnie Perkins
  • RB J.J. Taylor
  • CB Shaun Wade

 

Houston Texans inactives

  • WR Danny Amendola
  • RB Rex Burkhead
  • TE Brevin Jordan
  • CB Jimmy Moreland
  • DE Charles Omenihu
  • RB Scottie Phillips
  • QB Deshaun Watson

 

Miami Dolphins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers inactives

Who are the Dolphins vs. Buccaneers inactives in Week 5?

Miami Dolphins inactives

  • CB Noah Igbinoghene
  • DT John Jenkins
  • OT Greg Little
  • TE Hunter Long
  • WR DeVante Parker
  • S Trill Williams

 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers inactives

  • WR Jaelon Darden
  • TE Rob Gronkowski
  • OG Nick Leverett
  • DE Patrick O’Connor
  • QB Kyle Trask
  • RB Ke’Shawn Vaughn
  • S Antoine Winfield

 

Green Bay Packers vs. Cincinnati Bengals inactives

Who are the Packers vs. Bengals inactives in Week 5?

Green Bay Packers inactives

  • CB Rasul Douglas
  • DE Jack Heflin
  • OG Elgton Jenkins
  • C Josh Myers
  • S Vernon Scott
  • LB Jaylon Smith

 

Cincinnati Bengals inactives

  • DE Darius Hodge
  • OT Fred Johnson
  • CB Nick McCloud
  • DT Tyler Shelvin
  • WR Mike Thomas

 

Denver Broncos vs. Pittsburgh Steelers inactives

Who are the Broncos vs. Steelers inactives in Week 5?

Denver Broncos inactives

  • DE McTelvin Agim
  • CB Ronald Darby
  • OT Cameron Fleming
  • S Jamar Johnson
  • QB Brett Rypien
  • CB Kary Vincent

 

Pittsburgh Steelers inactives

  • DT Carlos Davis
  • QB Dwayne Haskins
  • LB Buddy Johnson
  • CB Cameron Sutton
  • WR James Washington
  • CB Ahkello Witherspoon

 

Philadelphia Eagles vs. Carolina Panthers inactives

Who are the Eagles vs. Panthers inactives in Week 5?

Philadelphia Eagles inactives

  • OG Jack Anderson
  • OT Lane Johnson
  • CB Mac McCain
  • QB Gardner Minshew
  • DT Marlon Tuipulotu

 

Carolina Panthers inactives

  • OT Cameron Erving
  • DT Phil Hoskins
  • DE Darryl Johnson
  • RB Christian McCaffrey
  • CB Rashaan Melvin
  • WR Shi Smith
  • LB Shaq Thompson

 

Tennessee Titans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars inactives

Who are the Titans vs. Jaguars inactives in Week 5?

Tennessee Titans inactives

  • LB Bud Dupree
  • DT Woodrow Hamilton
  • WR Julio Jones
  • P Brett Kern
  • OT Ty Sambrailo
  • RB Mekhi Sargent
  • WR Nick Westbrook-Ikhine

 

Jacksonville Jaguars inactives

  • CB Tyson Campbell
  • K Josh Lambo
  • DE Lerentee McCray
  • DE Roy Robertson-Harris
  • LB Jordan Smith

 

Cleveland Browns vs. Los Angeles Chargers inactives

Who are the Browns vs. Chargers inactives in Week 5?

Cleveland Browns inactives

  • DE Jadeveon Clowney
  • LB Tony Fields
  • OT Chris Hubbard
  • S Richard LeCounte
  • CB Greg Newsome
  • DT Tommy Togiai
  • OT Jedrick Wills

 

Los Angeles Chargers inactives

  • RB Justin Jackson
  • OT Brenden Jaimes
  • S Trey Marshall
  • TE Tre’ McKitty
  • QB Easton Stick

 

Chicago Bears vs. Las Vegas Raiders inactives

Who are the Bears vs. Raiders inactives in Week 5?

Chicago Bears inactives

  • QB Nick Foles
  • DT Akiem Hicks
  • TE J.P. Holtz
  • LB Joel Iyiegbuniwe
  • TE Jesse James
  • WR Breshad Perriman

 

Las Vegas Raiders inactives

  • RB Peyton Barber
  • OT Jackson Barton
  • DE Malcolm Koonce
  • DT Damion Square

 

San Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals inactives

Who are the 49ers vs. Cardinals inactives in Week 5?

San Francisco 49ers inactives

  • OG Aaron Banks
  • QB Jimmy Garoppolo
  • WR Jauan Jennings
  • DT Zach Kerr
  • CB Buster Skrine
  • CB Ambry Thomas
  • CB K’Waun Williams

 

Arizona Cardinals inactives

  • LB Victor Dimukeje
  • DE Michael Dogbe
  • CB Tay Gowan
  • CB Byron Murphy
  • QB Chris Streveler
  • CB Marco Wilson

 

New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys inactives

Who are the Giants vs. Cowboys inactives in Week 5?

New York Giants inactives

  • CB Sam Beal
  • OG Ben Bredeson
  • CB Josh Jackson
  • S Jabrill Peppers
  • WR Sterling Shepard
  • WR Darius Slayton

 

Dallas Cowboys inactives

  • DE Dorance Armstrong
  • WR Simi Fehoko
  • QB Will Grier
  • OT Brandon Knight
  • S Israel Mukuamu
  • S Donovan Wilson

 

Buffalo Bills vs. Kansas City Chiefs inactives

Who are the Bills vs. Chiefs inactives in Week 5?

Buffalo Bills inactives

  • RB Matt Breida
  • DT Vernon Butler
  • OT Tommy Doyle
  • LB Matt Milano
  • DT Harrison Phillips

 

Kansas City Chiefs inactives

  • C Austin Blythe
  • OG Laurent Duvernay-Tardif
  • WR Daurice Fountain
  • TE Noah Gray
  • DT Chris Jones
  • CB Charvarius Ward

 

Indianapolis Colts vs. Baltimore Ravens inactives

Who are the Colts vs. Ravens inactives in Week 5?

Indianapolis Colts inactives

  • DT Khalil Davis
  • QB Jacob Eason
  • DE Kwity Paye
  • DE Isaac Rochell
  • OT Braden Smith
  • RB Jordan Wilkins
  • CB Rock Ya-Sin

 

Baltimore Ravens inactives

  • LB Josh Bynes
  • S DeShon Elliott
  • OT Ronnie Stanley
  • S Geno Stone

Ben Rolfe is a Senior Managing Editor at Pro Football Network and is also a member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association (FSWA). You can find him on Twitter @BenRolfePFN.

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